School: Baile an Daingin (B) (roll number 1676)

Location:
Ballindine, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Séamus P. Ó Gríobhtha

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0096, Page 698

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people used to feed them with corn. They used to be cackling louder in the day than in the night.
They used to put soot on the nest eggs. When the hens used to be hatching out the people used to cut the hens nails and when the chickens would come in they used to cut their nails to because they would be very healthy hens when they would be big hens. This is not observed now in my locality. When the hens would be going laying they would jump over the half door and go in behind the doors. They used to have a small box behind the door.

Farm Animals The Cow

The people used to call the place where the cow used to be kepted the cowhouse. Over the cows there does be a loft and straw in it. The tie thats tying the cow is called a ceannosk.
Long ago when a cow would

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Collector
James Burke
Gender
male
Address
Killeen, Co. Mayo
Informant
Michael Walsh
Gender
male
Age
52
Address
Killeen, Co. Mayo
Language
English